Devon Beach Guide

Exmouth Beach

Exmouth is a big seaside town with plenty of facilities. The excellent sandy beach stretches from Exmouth harbour, west for about 2 miles. Parking is close to the beach and there is easy access to the beach.
Signs warn of dangerous currents and submerged rocks, also to look out for boats and not to use inflatables. See Beach Safety Guide.
Various access points along the Exmouth sea front, including steps, short slipways and in a few places level access.
Dogs are banned on Exmouth Beach (Octagon Kiosk to Maer Rocks) from 1st May to 30th September.
Exmouth is approximately 11 miles from Exeter. Take the A376 from Exeter to Exmouth. If bypassing Exeter on the M5 turn off onto the A376 (Junction 30, signposted to Exmouth). On the A376 turn right at the roundabout at Clyst St Mary to stay on the A376 (again signposted to Exmouth). Follow the A376 to Exmouth. Approaching Exmouth, to park at the sea front, at the roundabout after the bus station, turn right (signposted to the Sea Front), then at the next roundabout turn left (again signposted to the Sea Front) and follow this road to the Exmouth sea front. There are other routes to Exmouth from East Devon.
Post Code:
EX8 1BQ.
Road parking along the Exmouth sea front (limited in places to 4 hours), also several large car parks by the sea front.
Cafés, restaurants, shops.
Boat trips, childrens playground, boating lake.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Dawlish (20 miles, sandy beach, disabled access, part dog friendly)
Sandy Bay (3 miles, sandy beach)
Budleigh Salterton (5 miles, pebble beach, disabled access, part dog friendly)
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